Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 436 447 514
Rank change year-on-year +11 +67 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 115 141 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 88 121 127
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £32,675 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,925 £80,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +4.17%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27234 29706 37031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.35% 87.44% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22389 24616 30839
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,800 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -5 40 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Surrey +22 28 £47,500 -28.03% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 22 £62,500 +47.06% 1
West Sussex +18 22 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Berkshire +4 16 £68,750 +37.50% 4
Hampshire -19 16 £47,500 +69.64% 4
Kent +14 6 £41,875 -11.84% 1
East Sussex -15 3 £52,000 -25.71% 1
Oxfordshire -25 2 - - 1
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 51 (44.35%) Information Security
2 39 (33.91%) Finance
3 37 (32.17%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (29.57%) GDPR
5 30 (26.09%) CISSP
6 28 (24.35%) ITIL
7 27 (23.48%) Firewall
8 25 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (19.13%) PCI DSS
10 21 (18.26%) Management Information System
10 21 (18.26%) SQL
11 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
12 17 (14.78%) Risk Management
13 16 (13.91%) CISM
14 15 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (13.04%) Windows
14 15 (13.04%) VPN
14 15 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
15 14 (12.17%) UML
15 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (12.17%) Information Management
16 13 (11.30%) Degree
16 13 (11.30%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (11.30%) Threat Modelling
16 13 (11.30%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (11.30%) SIEM
17 12 (10.43%) Change Control
17 12 (10.43%) Software Delivery
17 12 (10.43%) OOA/OOD
17 12 (10.43%) OO

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.87%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) IaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.48%) Firewall
2 15 (13.04%) VPN
3 8 (6.96%) LAN
3 8 (6.96%) VLAN
3 8 (6.96%) WAN
4 7 (6.09%) DHCP
4 7 (6.09%) DNS
4 7 (6.09%) Network Security
5 5 (4.35%) Internet
5 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.61%) HTTP
6 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.61%) Wireless
7 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.74%) SMTP
7 2 (1.74%) SSL
7 2 (1.74%) VoIP
7 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.87%) IPsec
8 1 (0.87%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Big Data
3 6 (5.22%) Power BI
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.48%) DB2
5 4 (3.48%) OLAP
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (3.48%) QlikView
6 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.87%) Impala
7 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
1 2 (1.74%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.87%) JUnit
2 1 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Legal
3 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) IT Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) IT Security Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Architect
5 8 (6.96%) CISSP Manager
5 8 (6.96%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.96%) IT Security Manager
5 8 (6.96%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.09%) Information Officer
6 7 (6.09%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (6.09%) Security Officer
7 6 (5.22%) Information Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.22%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) EDI
2 2 (1.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) CSS
3 1 (0.87%) cXML
3 1 (0.87%) ebXML
3 1 (0.87%) Nightwatchjs
3 1 (0.87%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) Spring
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.87%) XML
3 1 (0.87%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (5.22%) Fintech
5 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.48%) PMI
6 4 (3.48%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) DataPower
8 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.87%) SCADA
8 1 (0.87%) Social Network
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.35%) Linux
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.74%) Android
7 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.74%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Information Security
2 37 (32.17%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (24.35%) ITIL
4 17 (14.78%) Risk Management
5 15 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (12.17%) Information Management
6 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.17%) UML
7 13 (11.30%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (11.30%) SIEM
7 13 (11.30%) Threat Modelling
7 13 (11.30%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (10.43%) Change Control
8 12 (10.43%) OO
8 12 (10.43%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (10.43%) Software Delivery
9 11 (9.57%) Business Continuity
9 11 (9.57%) Data Management
10 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) Java
2 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) Python
4 4 (3.48%) C++
5 3 (2.61%) R
6 2 (1.74%) C
6 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.87%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.87%) C#
7 1 (0.87%) Delphi
7 1 (0.87%) Scala
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) CISSP
2 16 (13.91%) CISM
3 13 (11.30%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.61%) CISA
7 3 (2.61%) CREST Certified
7 3 (2.61%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.74%) MCSE
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.74%) PhD
8 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.87%) CCNA
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.87%) ISEB
9 1 (0.87%) MCITP
9 1 (0.87%) MCSA
9 1 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.57%) GDPR
2 25 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (19.13%) PCI DSS
4 15 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.74%) COBIT
5 2 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.87%) BS7799
6 1 (0.87%) QA
6 1 (0.87%) RMADS
6 1 (0.87%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.87%) LXC
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) VMware
3 4 (3.48%) Aquila
3 4 (3.48%) Cognos
3 4 (3.48%) Netezza
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Teradata
4 3 (2.61%) IBM
4 3 (2.61%) webMethods
5 2 (1.74%) Citrix
5 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.74%) MapR
5 2 (1.74%) Symantec
5 2 (1.74%) Tableau
6 1 (0.87%) Birst
6 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Juniper
6 1 (0.87%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.87%) SAP